Our weekly quick lists of local events and entertainment to help you make the most of this weekend.

1. The 146th Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma Pow Wow continues Friday, July 6 through Saturday, July 7 at the Quapaw Pow Wow Grounds – Beaver Springs Park, 5681 South 630 Rd, Quapaw. The annual celebration includes dancing, contests, vendors, and plenty of family fun. For more information contact the Quapaw Tribe at 918-542-1853 or Mike Shawnee, Pow Wow Chairman at 918-724-6403.

2. If you want to get out of the house this weekend, we suggest you plan a picnic. If you need a menu suggestion, you can’t go wrong with hot dogs and ice cream (among other delights) – July is National Hot Dog Month and National Ice Cream Month.

3. Member of the Southern Drag Boat Association will host the Wolf Creek Nationals beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday, July 7 and 8, at Wolf Creek Park in Grove. Additionally, a show and shine will take place from 6 to 8 p.m., on Friday, July 6, at the Grove Community Center, 104 West Third, Grove. The event features drag boats from across the country. Gates open at 8 a.m., each day, with qualifying races beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday and racing beginning at noon on Sunday. Tickets are $20 for the day or $30 for a weekend pass. Military and first responders buy one, get one free. Kids under 12 are free. Cooler passes are available for $10 per day. For more information, visit https://sdbaracing.com/ or email jenni@sdbaracing.com.

4. Invite your friends over for some gaming this weekend as Saturday is Video Games Day. Play your favorite new releases or vintage games or go online to watch recaps of last month’s Electronic Entertainment Expo presentations to learn what video game publishers are planning to release in the coming months.

5. In theaters this weekend is another Marvel flix, “Ant-Man and the Wasp,” rated PG-13, wherein Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) tries to balance being both the superhero Ant-Man with being a dad, meanwhile Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym present an urgent new mission that finds the Ant-Man fighting alongside The Wasp to uncover secrets from their past; ” The First Purge” an R-rated action-horror film that is a prequel to 2013′s “The Purge” that focuses on the events that lead up to the very first Purge event.


Bordertown Casino & Arena

July 6

Splinter Middleton

July 7

Mark Chapman Band

Buffalo Run

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Cherokee Casino Grove

July 6

ZZ-KC ZZ Top Tribute

July 7

Brandon Butler

Downstream Casino

July 6

The Joners

July 7

90LB Wrench

Grand Lake Casino

July 6

Disco Dick & The Mirror Balls

Indigo Sky Casino

July 6

Big Smitty

July 7

Material Girl

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July 8

Bobby D

The Stables Casino

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